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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 09:02 AM PDT

US Closes Trucking Firm Tied to Smuggling Case

US Closes Trucking Firm Tied to Smuggling Case

Federal safety regulators have shut down a troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas. Pyle Transportation was placed...

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 04:04 PM PDT

Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Advertisement

Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Advertisement

Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said "missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully," NBC News reported. The advertisement, apparently for some sort...

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 08:23 PM PDT

Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico

Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico

Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 06:35 PM PDT

Tesla Considers Expansion in Fremont

Tesla Considers Expansion in Fremont

Electric car maker Tesla appears ready to expand its operations in Fremont.

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 12:04 PM PDT

Amazon Deciding Whether to Sell Drugs on Website: Sources

Amazon Deciding Whether to Sell Drugs on Website: Sources

Amazon is in the final stages of figuring out its strategy to get into the multibillion dollar prescription drug market. The company will decide before Thanksgiving whether to move into selling prescription...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 01:14 PM PDT

Data Breach Affects Eight Whole Foods Stores in Bay Area

Data Breach Affects Eight Whole Foods Stores in Bay Area

Whole Foods officials said in September that the credit and debit card information of customers who bought meals or drinks at its in-store restaurants or bars were exposed to hackers.

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 06:26 AM PDT

US Loses 33K Jobs in September, First Drop in 7 Years

US Loses 33K Jobs in September, First Drop in 7 Years

The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and other Southeastern states. It was the first decline in nearly seven years. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:13 AM PDT

For-Profits to Blame for Most Student Debt Defaults: Study

For-Profits to Blame for Most Student Debt Defaults: Study

Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday. The report by the...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 02:19 PM PDT

Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing

Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing

A person dressed up as the iconic character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the famous Monopoly board game appeared Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the Equifax data breach with former CEO Richard Smith in...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 08:03 AM PDT

Amazon, Georgia: If You Name It, Will Company Come?

Amazon, Georgia: If You Name It, Will Company Come?

Officials from a recently incorporated city outside Atlanta want to shed some of their new municipality's land and rename it Amazon, Georgia. Their hope is that the change will spur the e-commerce giant to...

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